In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act)(basket) (before noun) de la comprade las compras South Americato do the shopping — hacer las compras South America
- I've got some shopping to do — tengo que hacer algunas compras
- to go on a shopping spree — ir de expedición a las tiendas
- one of London's main shopping streets — una de las calles comerciales más importantes de Londres
- shopping trip — viaje de compras
- This snazzy function will appeal to anyone who has ever dug for a key in the rain while holding seven carrier bags of shopping.
- A neighbour claimed to have seen her carrying bags of shopping which have never been found.
- Coming the other direction were loads of people all carrying huge bags of shopping and duvets bought at Morrisons.
- I took that everywhere with us and I'd set it up in the hotel room and I'd come back with my carrier bags of shopping and cook.
- So today, I'm walking down the street, carrying a few bags of shopping.
- Redmond also visited a cash and carry where he purchased his weekly shopping on Kennedy's account.
- Here the tourists fight for seats with the elderly locals, usually weighed down with dozens of bags of shopping.
- In one wave of her hand and a stifled laugh she explained the ridiculous situation of having done her shopping on a day that was snowing like crazy, and having to make her way home with full bags of shopping.
- I winced as I remembered the number of times I'd walked the long walk up the hill to my room with bags of shopping.
- His parents were as usual arguing when they got home, snapping at each other as they carried bags of shopping in from the car.
- Then they walked back out to the car, Victoria laden with three bags of shopping, and drove back to the school.
- Over the last month I've made much use of the mammoth boot although I have found that, given its flat floor, bags of shopping can slide around unless you make use of the restraining hooks.
- I am not sure if I will be able to cope with overcrowded trains and a big bag of shopping.
- When carrying any kind of weight be it heavy bags of shopping or children, always keep it close to you body
- Discouraged I walked on towards home, bags of heavy shopping in my hands.
- The only evidence of them staying up late was the bags of shopping that were on the table.
- I took him straight back to camp and he took a bag of my shopping with him so the guards would think he had just been down to the shops.
- It was Christine's mum, carrying with her the smell of cheap perfume and three carrier bags of shopping from Tesco's.
- He pushed her over so he could steal her bag of shopping, her purse and money, before he fled, leaving her lying injured on the ground.
- She was seen heaving heavy bags of shopping through the Christmas crowds in North London three days after giving birth to her first child.
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